I have a bubble in my right inplant. Is that something to worry about?

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Bubble?

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Hello,
How did you come to the conclusion you have a bubble in your implant? You certainly cant see your implants. Why don't you try to describe what you feel, see, and/or hear.  
Thank you!

When implants change or develop new issues

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you should always return to your surgeon for an evaluation and possible diagnosis.  If you must see another surgeon, please do so as what you describe could be the implant protruding, a rent in your capsule aggravated by a capsule, or something else and this can only be determined in a face to face consultation.

Please add photos

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There are several things that can occur and may be appropriately or inappropriately described as a double bubble ranging from dissection of the lower pole of the breast to capsule contracture combined with breast ptosis. You should discuss it with your surgeon to see if it will resolve or ultimately require revision.

More information please

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Without more information, it is difficult to determine what you are referring to.  If it is something you are concerned about, definitely ask your plastic surgeon. Any board-certified plastic surgeon would gladly answer all questions or concerns from their patients! I would! Best of luck! 

I have a bubble in my right inplant. Is that something to worry about?

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Consider providing photos so that I could give you a better advice. Please follow up with your doctor as these issues require the attention of a plastic surgeon.

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